A charming period house with great character in a sought after West Sussex hamlet
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Roundstreet House is a delightful and spacious period house thought to date from the late 1600s, retaining great character and charm with exposed timbers, beams, original doors, and joinery in many of the main rooms.
The house offers great versatility with a flexible layout and a sizable detached studio/office with potential to convert to an annexe subject to planning permission.
The impressive dual aspect drawing room with feature fireplace and decorative surround, exposed timbers, wooden floor, 2 bay windows and double doors lead to a York Stone terrace. The farmhouse kitchen/breakfast room with a range of light coloured units, Butler sink and space for a range cooker is situated near the elegant drawing room ideal for formal and informal dining. The light and airy dual aspect sitting room with log burning stove has stairs to the office.
The principal bedroom with en suite bathroom and separate shower adjoins bedroom 5 which is currently fitted and used as a dressing room. The 3 further double bedrooms all with traditional fireplaces are serviced by a family bathroom. A substantial detached Coach House comprises of two rooms currently used as a home office/cinema with log burner and gym.
Roundstreet House is approached via an electric five bar gate and shingle driveway providing parking and turning for several vehicles. The property benefits from a delightful south west facing lawned garden with a large secluded terrace and separate patio with striking views over the neighbouring countryside.
Roundstreet House is situated about two miles south of Loxwood with its pond, village shop, Post Office and church. Wisborough Green with its pretty Sussex village green, cricket pitch, two public houses, shop and church, lies about 3 miles south. The larger centres Cranleigh (8 miles), Haslemere (11 miles) and Horsham (13 miles) with Guildford providing extensive shopping facilities, theatre and main line station. There are excellent recreational facilities in the area with golf at Wildwood (Alford) and Slinfold. Polo at Cowdray Park, racing at Goodwood, sailing from Chichester harbour and other centres along the South Coast.
There is walking and riding on numerous footpaths and bridleways on the nearby open countryside and South Downs. Theatres at Guildford and Chichester. There are a number of good schools in the area, both in the state and private sector, notably The Weald Secondary School in Billingshurst, Farlington School for Girls near Horsham, Christs Hospital also near Horsham, Cranleigh and Seaford (near Petworth) Public Schools and Pennthorpe Preparatory School in Rudgwick, amongst others.
Loxwood 1.8 miles, Billingshurst 3.7 miles (London Victoria from 66 minutes), Petworth 8 miles, Haslemere 11 miles (London Waterloo from 55 minutes)
From London proceed south along the A3 and at Guildford take the exit south along the A281. After about 10 miles turn right on to the B2133 signposted Alford and Loxwood. Continue through the village of Loxwood. After passing the Onslow Arms (pub) continue for 1.8 miles and the property can be found on the right hand side.Read all
- 4 Reception rooms
- Kitchen/breakfast room
- 5 Bedrooms
- 2 Bathrooms
- Coach House with office and gym
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